The American Chemical Society (ACS), the SENCER Centers of Innovation Southwest and South, and Bellhaven University welcome you to Jackson, Mississippi and to our symposium with a theme of STEM Education in Mississippi: Issues and Innovations. Throughout a full-day of activities, we will focus on use of innovative and proven pedagogy to reduce barriers to learning, student success, and retention. Presenters include educators and administrators from throughout the country. 

We look forward to seeing you at Belhaven’s Kim Center -- Friday, September 29, 2017! Remember to REGISTER so we know how many meals to prepare!

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Stephen Carroll

Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
Professor Stephen Carroll is director of Core Writing and co-director of the Professional Writing Program at Santa Clara University. Stephen works on a team supported by the National Science Foundation to upgrade the platform for the online Student Assessment of Learning Gains (SALG) assessment tool, and continues to develop new features to make the SALG easier to use and more effective for educators. He also contributes his expertise to SENCER’s overall assessment and evaluation program by serving on the Assessment Advisory Committee. Stephen Carroll’s current projects focus on intersections of pedagogy, technology, assessment, writing, and learning. He has developed and taught a number of experimental, cross-disciplinary pilot courses to explore new ways to enhance student learning. He serves as a science writer for the National Science Foundation, having recently completed two reports on their Undergraduate Research Centers/Collaboratives project. His strong background in information technology stems from many years in the corporate world, where he served as a computer operations manager, help desk manager and technical training manager.